Special TET Notification for Graduate Teachers’ in Adarsha Vidyalaya, Assam

By | June 9, 2017

Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha AbhijanOpening of Online Application form: 25th June, 2017

Last date of Submission of online Application form: 10th July, 2017

Last date of fees Payment at Bank- for e-challan: 15th July, 2017

Following the mandate to provide quality education in the Adarsha Vidyalayas  Special  Teachers’    Eligibility  Test  (TET)  for Graduate Teachers  shall be conducted as per the provision enshrined by Govt. of Assam, to select and screen eligible candidates who can offer their service as qualified teachers. Govt. of Assam has amended certain provisions of the Assam Secondary Education (Provincialised) Service Rules, 2003 in July, 2012 and framed the Assam Secondary Education (Provincialised) Service (Amendment) Rules, 2012. Further, Rule-10 of the Assam Secondary Education (Provincialised) Service Rules, 2003 as amended provides  that,  in addition  to such academic and professional qualification mentioned in Schedule-II for direct recruitment to  the  post,  all  candidates  shall  have  to  appear  and  pass  in  the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) conducted by the Government scoring minimum  60% marks  in  case  of General  category  candidates  and minimum of 55% marks in case of SC/ST/OBC & MOBC/PH candidates for  these  institutions. Provided further that the conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test shall be an eligibility test and does not create any right for appointment. For recruitment of quality teachers, the Government of Assam has decided to  hold  Teachers’  Eligibility  Test  (TET)  for Graduate Teachers in Adarsha Vidyalayas across the State tentatively in the last week of July 2017.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for Graduate Teachers: The Assam Secondary Education (Provincialised)  Service  (Amendment) Rules,  2012  has prescribed the amended qualification for direct recruitment to the post of graduate teachers.

As per the substituted Schedule–II, the qualification for

1) Graduate Teacher has been prescribed as BA/B.Sc/ B.Com with 50% marks with B.T./ B.Ed. degree from any recognized university.

2) Hindi Teacher: Pravin/ Ratna in Hindi with 50% marks having degree qualification from any recognized university or B.A with Hindi as one of the subject with 50% marks and B.T / B. Ed. degree from any recognized University.(The  candidates must  have  aggregate  of minimum  50%  in degree).

The Secondary Education Department, Govt.  of Assam  vide Office Memorandum No. ASE.465/2011/95, dated: 20.09.12 has declared that ‘Hindi Sikshan Parangat’ and ‘Hindi Sikshan Nishnat’ conducted by Kendriya Hindi Sikshan Mandal, Agra as equivalent to B.Ed and M.Ed respectively for the purpose of teaching Hindi in High/Higher Secondary Schools. The same cannot be considered as B.Ed and M.Ed for other categories of teaching positions.

3) Classical Teacher (Assamese Language):- B.A with Honours/ Major in concerned subject with  50% marks  and B.T.  /B.Ed.  degree from  any recognized University. (The candidates must have aggregate 50% marks in Degree.)

However all intending candidates may note that, a B. T / B. Ed. Degree from recognized university is a mandatory prerequisite eligibility qualification for applying  for  the  TET examination.

  • The Candidate must be a citizen of India and resident of Assam.
  • The candidates must be passed out from English Medium Schools as Adarsha Vidyalayas are CBSE affiliated English Medium School
  • Age of the candidate should not be less than 18 years and not more than 43 years as on 01.01.2017. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. Age relaxation is applicable as per govt.
  • Degree qualification means a Bachelor Degree, no equivalence will be drawn.
  • Degrees served from off Campus Centers shall not be accepted.

It shall be noted that mere qualification with prescribed marks in the TET examination for Adarsha Vidyalaya shall not confer on any candidate the right to employment as a teacher. However qualification in TET examination is a mandatory prerequisite to appear at the interview for teacher recruitment and the marks obtained in the TET examination by a candidate who has qualified in the TET examination shall be counted in the interview for the teacher recruitment which will be advertised subsequently.

The teacher recruitment after TET of graduate teachers in the Adarsha Vidyalaya shall  be  in  accordance with RMSA,  prescribe  rules.  The advertisement for the posts of graduate teachers shall be issued by the RMSA, Authority. The RMSA, Assam authority shall hold interview and prepare a school wise selection list and subject to approval of the Approval

Committee, the appointment to the post of teacher shall he made from the selection list as per merit and subject to following government prescribed reservations.

Who Can Apply

  • The Candidate must be a Citizen of India and must be a resident of Assam. He/she must be a Graduate having 50% marks from a recognized University with B.T/B. Ed. from a  recognized University.
  • The candidates must be passed out from English Medium Schools as Adarsha Vidyalayas are CBSE affiliated English Medium School
  • Age of the candidate must not be less than 18 years of age and not more above 43 years of age as on 01.01.2017. Relaxation of upper age limit will be applicable for SC, ST (P), ST (H) for another 5 years as per Govt. of Assam OM No. ABP.06/2016/04 dated 03.03.2016.

Minimum  qualifying marks  for  passing  TET:  To  qualify  in  TET Examination the candidate must score at least 60% marks. However, 5% relaxation  in marks will  be  given  for  candidates  belonging  to SC/ST/OBC/MOBC/PWD. Only following category  of PWD/PH  persons  can apply for appearing at the TET:

  • Those who are orthopedically impaired or have locomotor disability. In this regard the candidate shall obtain a certificate from competent government authority  like  from Social welfare Deptt/ Orthopedic surgeon  for  submission  to  the Mission Director, RMSA, Assam. The  candidate whose  degree  of  physical  disability  is more  than 40% are only eligible to apply, under this category.

Notwithstanding  the minimum  prescribed marks  secured  in  TET Examination, the number of candidates declared as TET Examination qualified would be a maximum of double  the number of vacancies of Teachers and such candidates will be determined as per merit position. Validity: All candidates who pass the TET will be awarded a certificate. The validity of the certificate shall be  for a maximum period of 5(five) years from the date of issue of the certificate by the Empowered Committee,

Government of Assam subject to the condition that the candidate otherwise fulfils the eligibility criteria prescribed for recruitment to the services in Government of Assam.

Time Schedule for Special Graduate Teachers’ Eligibility Test for Adarsha Vidyalaya(STET for Adarsha Vidyalaya) 2017, Assam:

  1. Opening of Online Application form: 25th June, 2017
  2. Last date of Submission of online Application form: 10th July, 2017
  3. Last date of fees Payment at Bank- for e-challan: 15th July, 2017
  4. Date of examination: Will be notified later

Candidates are advised to apply early in order to avoid last minute rush. Structure & Content of Test:-  The examination shall be for 200 marks of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each one of them carrying equal marks. The subject areas broadly are as follows.

Subject: General Studies & Current Affairs

No of Questions: 100

Marks: 100

Subject: Pedagogy & General English

No of Questions: 100

Marks: 100

Candidates have to qualify both the parts separately to qualify the exam.


  • The cost of the application form is Rs.400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only). The details of payment of application will be available in our website- www.rmsaassam.in.
  • Detailed instruction on filling up of online application  form will be uploaded in the website www.rmsaassam.in.
  • For more information  on TET  candidates may  please  contact  all Inspector of Schools offices in Districts and their RMSA cells; State Mission Director RMSA Office, Kahilipara, Guwahati; Office of the Director of Secondary Education, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati during office hours on all working days.
  • Syllabus for  the  TET  examination will  be  available  on website- www.rmsaassam.in
  • Degrees/BT/B.Ed degree  served  from  off Campus Centers  or unrecognized institutions/universities shall not be accepted.
  • Degrees means a Bachelor degree, no equivalence will be allowed.
  • BT/B.Ed from recognized university is mandatory.
  • The Candidate must be a Citizen of India and must be a resident of Assam.
  • The candidates must be passed out from English Medium Schools as Adarsha Vidyalayas are CBSE affiliated English Medium School.